IP Ratings

1st DigitProtection from Solid Objects2nd DigitProtection from Moisture
0Non Protected0Non Protected
1

Protected against a solid object that is greater than 50mm.

1

Protected against dripping water.

2

Protected against a solid object that is greater than 12mm.

2

Protected against water droplets deflected at up to 15 degrees from vertical.

3

Protected against a solid object greater than 2.5mm.

3

Protected against any spraying water up to an angle of 60 degrees.

4

Protected against a solid object that is greater than 1.0mm.

4

Protected against water droplets from any direction.

5

Protected against dust.

5

Protected against jets of water from any direction.

6

Dust tight.

6

Protected against powerful jets of water.

Note: EN 60529 does not specify sealing effectiveness against:

  • Mechanical Damage of Equipment
  • Risk of Explosions
  • Certain Types of Moisture Conditions (condensation, corrosive vapours, fungus & vermin)

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